This three-level education / treatment program targets judicial clients who have been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs and includes the following components:
- Provider's Guide: Offers guidelines for developing individualized treatment plans and implementing appropriate education and treatment curriculum protocol
- Participant's Workbook: Level I Education: Six-session, 12-hour DWI education program designed for first-time offenders
- Participant's Workbook: Level II Therapy: 21-session, 42-hour program designed for clients with higher levels of AOD disruption and psychosocial problems who need intervention over longer periods of time
- Participant's Workbook: Level II Education: 12-session, 24-hour education program for impaired driving offenders who have at least minimal indicators of past problems associated with AOD use or misuse and whose arrest blood-alcohol-content was at the impaired driving level
About the Program
What Do Mental Health Providers Get With the DWC Program?
- Comprehensive overview of cognitive behavioral treatment for impaired driving offenders
- Thorough review of theory and practice related to client evaluation
- Legal and cultural considerations
- Operational procedures for assessing and matching DWI offenders to appropriate levels of education and treatment services
- Guidelines for developing individualized treatment plans
What Will DWC Participants Learn?
- Change in behavior is made by changing their thoughts, attitudes and beliefs
- How to take an active part in the process with exercises, worksheets and group discussion
- Self-control over thinking and actions, responsible behavior towards others and the community
SAGE offers treatment and training programs for mental health providers that you can easily incorporate into your existing programs. Visit www.sagepub.com/satreatments to learn more about these treatment and training programs.